Boba tea, coffee and waffles: Gong Cha Pembroke Pines opens for business
BY KAMDYN ROHER The bubble tea phenomenon has taken over South Florida by storm, with new restaurants and cafes opening left and right. While they all carry the same general assortment of teas and milk teas with or without boba, some establishments really elevate the experience to the next... Read more
A Marvel Cinematic Universe thrill: A review of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier”
BY NINA RAMIREZ On April 23, the sixth and final episode of “Falcon and the Winter Soldier” aired on Disney+, concluding yet another amazing Marvel series. It received an abundant amount of positive reviews from critics and director Kari Skogland was able to create a creative plot with intriguing... Read more
Have no fear, Taylor is here: A review of “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”
BY ARIELLE KRAUS It’s 2008. You’re driving with your friends while blasting and singing along to Taylor Swift’s latest hit song, “Love Story.” Now, it’s 2021 and yet you’re doing the exact same thing. How did this happen? How did Swift’s masterpiece of an album, “Fearless,” make a comeback... Read more
A clash of titans: A review of the latest film “Godzilla vs. Kong” review
BY ADDISON ROBERTS The latest installment of the MonsterVerse sees two of film’s most iconic beasts, Godzilla and King Kong, squaring off. Although the two titans have squared off previously in the 60s, their clash in the new film “Godzilla vs. Kong” has been met with fervent anticipation. The... Read more
Generational throwdown: The widening gap between Gen-Zers and Millennials
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ They may all look young and technologically adept, but when it comes down to it, Millennials and members of Generation Z—also known as Gen Z—might as well be from two different planets. Despite not having exact cutoff years, with 1994 to 1997 babies in a gray... Read more
Racism, representation and replacements: The drama within season 25 of “The Bachelor”
BY ALYSSA KHAN “The Bachelor” franchise went through a lot of controversy when the Black Lives Matter movement took over the world. Loyal fans became upset with the lack of Black representation in the franchise since there had only been one Black Bachelorette and no Black Bachelor up until... Read more
Riot Grrrl reincarnated: Review of Netflix’s new film “Moxie”
BY NICOLE NADLER “Moxie” (2021), one of the latest installments in Netflix’s original movie catalog, is a film that has brought back what it means to be spunky. While many have thought that the spirit of punk left with Avril Lavigne’s 2002 song “Sk8er Boi,” this movie proves exactly... Read more
Treat yourself: A list of the most anticipated books of 2021
BY KAMDYN ROHER From social issues to fantasy lands, books can be about just anything, transporting the reader someplace entirely different and picking new parts of their brain each time. People in the reading community constantly have one eye open for the year’s most interesting and anticipated releases from... Read more
The show must go on: Back-to-back bittersweet and awkward moments rule the night at the half-virtual 78th Golden Globes
BY CAMILA FERNANDEZ Hollywood’s biggest stars made an appearance on the night of Sunday, February 28 for the annual Golden Globe Awards, an exclusive evening of recognition hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that was quite out of the ordinary this year. All the nominees marked their presence... Read more
The power of the people: “Judas and the Black Messiah” review
BY SASHEEN JOSEPH “I am a revolutionary” is not only a motto but a prophecy declared by the brothers and sisters of the historic Black Panther Party (BPP).  Debuting in theaters and on HBO Max, “Judas and the Black Messiah” is a historical, civil rights-themed drama about deputy chairman... Read more